I like what you are trying to do but Dream Theater is a Progressive Metal band without a shadow of a doubt.
Images and Words is my 2nd favorite album of all time, and it is Progressive Metal. I hope you prove me wrong by actually knowing that there is not a single DT album that is just straight Metal all the way through. not a one. The closest are Train Of Thought and Systematic Chaos, but they still have a at least one mellow song on each album.
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